A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 15 October 2017

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


20-22 October 2017: Mason, Michigan

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Lapidary & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society

Ingham County Fairgrounds (700 East Ash Street)

21-22 October 2017: Des Moines, Iowa

2017 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Des Moines Lapidary Society

Iowa State Fairgrounds - Paul R. Knapp Learning Center (East 33rd Street)

21-22 October 2017: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Annual Fall Rock & Mineral Swap & Sell

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

21-22 October 2017: Bristol, Connecticut

45th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Bristol Gem & Mineral Club

Beals Community Center (240 Stafford Avenue)

21-22 October 2017: Evansville, Indiana

51st Annual Gem Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Evansville Lapidary Society

New location: C.K. Newsome Community Center (100 Walnut Street)

28-29 October 2017: East Rochester, New York

45th Annual Rochester Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Rochester Lapidary Society

New location: Total Sports Experience (435 West Commercial Street, East Rochester)


4-5 November 2017: Gemarama - Oaks, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2017: 48th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall D (100 Station Avenue, Oaks)

Theme: Agates Everywhere

4-5 November 2017: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

58th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City)

4-5 November 2017: Greenwich, Connecticut

29th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

4-5 November 2017: Mountainside, New Jersey

Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: New Jersey Mineralogical Society

Trailside Nature & Science Center (452 New Providence Road)

4-5 November 2017: Round Rock, Texas

27th Annual Fossil Fest

Organized by: Paleontological Society of Austin

Old Settlers Association Main Hall (3300 Palm Valley Boulevard)

Theme: Dinosaurs

11 November 2017: Mountville, Pennsylvania (Lancaster area)

Fossil, Gem & Nature Show

Organized by: Lancaster County Fossil & Mineral Club

Trinity Reformed UCC Church (450 West Main Street, Mountville)

17-19 November 2017: Columbia, South Carolina

50th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

17-19 November 2017: Crestwood, Kentucky (Louisville area)

45th Annual Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show

Organized by: KYANA Geological Society

Camp Crestwood (7206 Clore Lane, Crestwood)

18-19 November 2017: West Palm Beach, Florida

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil & Bead Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)

18-19 November 2017: Fairfax, Virginia

26th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, George Mason University


9-10 December 2017: Franklin, Tennessee

37th Annual Earth Treasures Show

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County Ag Expo Park (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)


16-18 March 2018: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 56th Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Theme: It's All About the Geodes

Jackson County Fairgrounds - American One Event Center (200 West Ganson Street)

24-25 March 2018: Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

18th Annual Philadelphia Mineral Treasures and Fossil Fair

Organized by: Philadelphia Mineralogical Society and Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

LuLu Temple (5140 Butler Pike)

14-15 April 2018: Standish, Maine

35th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Maine Mineralogical & Geological Society

Saint Joseph's College (278 Whites Bridge Road)

28-29 April 2018: Franklin, New Jersey

48th Annual New Jersey Earth Science Association Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: New Jersey Earth Science Association

New location: Littell Community Center (12 Munsonhurst Road)

Indoor / outdoor

2 June 2018: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

70th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)